Etiology of interepidemic periods of mosquito-borne disease.

  title={Etiology of interepidemic periods of mosquito-borne disease.},
  author={Simon I. Hay and Monica F. Myers and Donald S. Burke and David W. Vaughn and Tim P Endy and Nanjundaswamy Ananda and George Dennis Shanks and Robert W. Snow and D. J. Rogers},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  volume={97 16},
Dengue viruses and malaria protozoa are of increasing global concern in public health. The diseases caused by these pathogens often show regular seasonal patterns in incidence because of the sensitivity of their mosquito vectors to climate. Between years in endemic areas, however, there can be further significant variation in case numbers for which public health systems are generally unprepared. There is an acute need for reliable predictions of within-year and between-year epidemic events. The… CONTINUE READING
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